If a gorgeous house, accompanied by fabulous stables and grazing isn’t enough, perhaps your horse also needs a solarium in their life. Here are four equestrian properties complete with solariums to dream about.
1. The Moat House, West Sussex
For you: the eight-bedroom house is approached by a bridge over the moat and has a swimming pool, sauna, a three-bedroom coach house and a one-bedroom stable flat.
For the horses: a solarium, 12 loose boxes, six temporary boxes, a tack room, manège and lunge pen. Set in 10 acres.
What’s the damage? £3.35m
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Telephone number: 020 7318 5187
2. Heywood Equestrian Centre, Wiltshire
For you: a modern four-bedroom house in the course of completion, which will include two en-suites.
For the horses: a solarium, 23 loose boxes, two tack rooms, six feed rooms, an indoor school, outdoor school, lungeing pen, horse walker and therapy room. Set in nine acres.
What’s the damage? £1.125m
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700
3. Lantwood House, West Yorkshire
For you: a four-bedroom house set in open countryside with a sizeable garden. There is also the opportunity to purchase a second property, Oakwood House — a self-contained three-bedroom semi-detached house.
For the horses: a solarium, 19 stables, floodlit arena, tack room and hay and straw store. Set in 10 acres.
What’s the damage? £825,000 (for both)
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 0113 203 4939
4. Verona Cottage, Cheshire
For you: a four-bedroom contemporary barn conversion, with ample parking for cars and horseboxes, plus gardens with a terrace.
For the horses: a solarium, 17 boxes, a detached isolation box, floodlit manège, horse walker and a cross-country jumping paddock. Set in 11 acres.
What’s the damage? £875,000
Agent: Jackson Equestrian
Telephone number: 01743 491979
Next week: Equestrian properties for sale near Kempton racecourse
Ref: Horse & Hound; 17 December 2015